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Doctor’s orders: get vaccinated to avoid complications

Arrival of flu season drives need for flu shots

Posted: Wednesday, December 5, 2018 12:00 am | Updated: 12:01 am, Wed Dec 5, 2018.

The winter weather may have inspired a lot of Christmas carols in recent days, but it’s also summoned forth a chorus of coughing and sneezing as cold and flu season arrives with the Yuletide.

In between all that dashing around to catch up on last-second Christmas shopping, then, physicians like Dr. Suji Mathew are encouraging people to make another stop and take the time to get a flu shot to protect against the viral disease as best as possible.

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